Michael served as an Associate Producer for Red Shoe Productions, working alongside TONY-Award Winning Producer Peter Schneider.
He also served as an Executive Producer of Friends in Theatre Company, mounting critically-acclaimed productions of "Once on This Island," and "The Secret Garden" (starring Rebecca Luker & Bradley Dean) at New York City's historic Lucille Lortel Theater.
From 2010-2016, Michael served as the Producing Artistic Director of RAL Productions in New York City.
In 2020, Michael created Broadway-Talk LIVE Network, a digital platform that produces high-quality, LIVE-streaming Broadway content. The platform has welcomed hundreds of Broadway's top talents, and is most well known for it's viral multi-episode run of "Broadway's Masked Singer," which was presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
As a Director, Michael has worked Off-Broadway, regionally, and in many of NYC's most iconic concert and cabaret venues.
He was recognized by Time Out New York for his work on "Perfect Pairings: With a Twist," a series that presented plays throughout New York City in non-traditional spaces like nightclubs, bars, and museums.
His work can been seen Off-Broadway in Friends: The One With The Puppets, and on stages across the country in the First National Tour of "That Golden Girls Show: A Puppet Parody!"
Michael hosts "The 5:30 Quarantini," a Broadway Happy Hour, as well as "Good Morning, Tonight!" a "Morning Show" with his co-host & frequent-collaborator Jackie Cox (RuPaul's Drag Race.)
He's also the creator and host of Broadway's Masked Singer, which premiered in 2021 as a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and garnered more than 80,000 streams. A second season is coming...
He is frequently spotted at Feinstein's/54 Below, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, BroadwayCon, and beyond.